June 2009
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A guide to the 13 yummy, juicy, downright awesome burgers that will change your life—or at least induce a moment of culinary ecstasy. Plus, 26 other bars and restaurants with notable burgers. Included: Video coverage on the latest trend in burgers, cou
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Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.
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Seattle company Method teams with architect Tom Lenchek of Balance Associates to bring Northwest style to the prefab real estate trend.
Long-Distance RelationshipAfter reading Roger Brooks’s article “Safe Harbor” (February 2009), about the Harbor Steps and how they helped him connect with his ailing father in Dallas, I just had to communicate how it resonated with me. I...
A guide to the 13 yummy, juicy, downright awesome burgers that will change your life—or at least induce a moment of culinary ecstasy. Plus, 26 other bars and restaurants with notable burgers. Included: Video coverage on the latest trend in...
B & O Espresso, Husky Deli, Luna Park Café, and Lunchbox Laboratory serve up Seattle’s richest, creamiest, and most indulgent milkshakes.
The top five things you thought you knew about Ethan Stowell’s new Capitol Hill restaurant Anchovies and Olives.
Local restaurants that grow their own gardens and cook with the produce.
Good news, halibut lovers: Everyone’s favorite spring fish sticks around for summer. Plus, a Spring Pea and Halibut Salad recipe.
Savor Seattle Food Tours kicked off the Chocolate and Coffee Indulgence Tour in April. Here, some Seattle trivia we learned on the citywide expedition.
Kathryn Robinson’s thoughts on her new life as a teetotaler.
In April, Microsoft XNA struck gamer gold with The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai. Here, our thoughts on other titles the company has green-lighted for inclusion in its online Community Games program.
Five reasons to watch the Storm, Seattle women’s basketball team.
Director Francis Ford Coppola introduces his latest film, Tetro, at the Seattle International Film Festival.
A conversation with Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who showcases his arts performance piece The Break/s: A Mixtape for the Stage at ACT Theatre in June.
The esteemed movie director talks about his favorite Godfather scene, his new movie Tetro, and the hazards of bringing a personal piece to cinematic life.
Detroit musician Rodriguez receives a revival thanks to Seattle label Light in the Attic. He plays a concert at The Triple Door in June.
A conversation with Pike/Pine blogger Jasmine Park about Seattle style.
Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.
Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.
Galvin Flying pilot school is one of the best in the country and offers students a new—and harrowing and thrilling—perspective of Seattle.
To rid Spokane’s Finch Arboretum of squirrels, groundskeepers pumped propane and oxygen into the squirrels’ tunnels, then sent electric charges that exploded the furry foes and their underground lairs. Needless to say, the Spokane Humane Society...
Mark Callaghan, owner of green cleaners Blue Sky, is making dry cleaning an earth-friendly business by using nontoxic soap and chemicals, liquid CO2, and biodegradable bags.
All shook up: Two new seismic studies drawing on the massive rumbling of 1700 indicate an earthquake could shake Seattle sometime soon—which would spell disaster for the city’s fragile skyline.
To dig itself out of a $9 billion budget deficit, the state legislature is experimenting with new ways to leech dollars from bars and liquor suppliers.
Belltown—a regular hangout for drug addicts, drunks, and bums—has experienced a steady rise in crime. Mayoral candidate Norman Sigler has made cleaning up the neighborhood a priority. Is it a priority for Nickels?
Casey Robison of Capitol Hill bar Barrio introduces Seattle to this summer’s trendiest cocktail, the michelada.
Seattle company Method teams with architect Tom Lenchek of Balance Associates to bring Northwest style to the prefab real estate trend.
Businesses are putting pressure on real estate developers and building owners to negotiate sweet real estate deals. Plus, proof that patience pays off: Buyers in various Seattle neighborhoods who waited out the market and got big reductions on...
When the Sound Transit Link starts running in July between downtown and Tukwila, with Sea-Tac Airport soon to follow, how will development and investment affect Rainier Valley?